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RI News
8:41 am
Mon July 1, 2013

"Cyclovia" Event Lets Bikers Hit the Streets

Bicyclists had a section of Broad St. to themselves Sunday for the Cyclovia event.
Credit Flo Jonic / RIPR

A section of Broad Street in Providence was closed to traffic Sunday for the second annual Cyclovia, an event aimed at promoting physical activity among city residents.

The city of Providence hosted the first of three so-called “Cyclovia”  events Sunday.  A quarter mile of Broad Street was closed to car traffic, leaving the broad avenue free for bicycling, walking, skating, running or just plain socializing.

The event is sponsored by the city of Providence, according to organizer Ellen Cynar .

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Policy & Pinot
11:17 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Bicycling Towards Urban Renaissance

LISTEN TO THE PROGRAM HERE

Tuesday, April 16, 5:30 PM, Providence Athenaeum, 251 Benefit Street, Providence RI

Providence is striving to become a city where young people want to live and work. For many, having a green way to commute is vital. In this Policy and Pinot discussion we explore how making the city an attractive place to live and bike could boost the capital city’s bottom line.

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Environment
3:58 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Providence Bicycle App Now Running Smoothly

Providence launched a smartphone app to track the rides of cyclists earlier this year.  After a couple hiccups, the app is now helping city planners create a bicycle master plan for the city.

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